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The south side of Lucas Oil Stadium for the 2010 NCAA Final Four Division I Men's Championship game in Indianapolis. The NCAA will play all the men’s basketball postseason games in Indianapolis for 2021, with the status of fan attendance still unknown.

Column | How the pandemic will shake up the NCAA Tournament bubble

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer February 12, 2021
Last season, the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the NCAA Tournament. March Madness will occur this year, but COVID-19 will still play a large impact on the teams that get there.
Senior guard LeVance Fields scored five points in the last minute to lift Pitt over Xavier in the 2009 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16.

March 26, 2009: Levance Fields cements Pitt legacy

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer March 25, 2020
Exactly 11 years ago today, senior Pitt guard Levance Fields ensured that Pitt would not suffer another Sweet 16 disappointment.
There will not be an NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this year.

Predicting the canceled men’s basketball postseason

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer March 15, 2020
In a season that featured thrilling upsets and widespread parity, this year’s tournament was shaping up to be unforgettable. Using Lunardi’s bracket, I will highlight what I believe to be the best March moments that never were for the 2020 college basketball season.
Pitt’s men’s basketball team has the opportunity to earn an at-large bid in the March Madness tournament if the team can keep winning for the remainder of the season.

Rocky road ahead for Pitt’s tournament pursuit

By Joe Melillo, For The Pitt News January 27, 2020
After a surprisingly competitive start to the season, all of Oakland has one thing on their minds — March basketball for the Pitt Panthers.
Pitt volleyball's seniors missed their last opportunity to make it to the NCAA volleyball championship with Saturday's loss to Cincinnati.

No. 6 Pitt volleyball suffers second-round upset to Cincinnati

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer December 8, 2019
Pitt’s historic season came to a shocking and heartbreaking end on Saturday, losing to the Cincinnati Bearcats in five sets at the Petersen Events Center.
Sophomore middle blocker Sabrina Starks celebrates after beating Howard in the first round of the NCAA volleyball tournament.

Pitt volleyball breezes past Bison in Tournament opener, 3-0

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer December 6, 2019
Pitt volleyball started the 2019 NCAA Tournament with an emphatic statement, sweeping the Howard Bison 3-0 at the Petersen Events Center on Friday night.
Pitt swept Boston College 3-0 on Saturday, the Panthers' 36th consecutive win at the Fitzgerald Field House

Pitt volleyball enters NCAA Tournament with chip on its shoulder

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer December 6, 2019
Pitt volleyball was arguably given a raw deal by receiving a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament. But the Panthers are eager to prove that the program is worthy of respect, starting Friday against Howard.
Pitt hasn’t won a national championship in any sport since 1976, but Pitt volleyball will make an attempt in the NCAA Tournament starting Friday.

Projecting Pitt volleyball’s path to the Final Four

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer December 4, 2019
Pitt hasn’t won a national championship in any sport since 1976. But with the volleyball team looking dominant entering tournament play, a potential — albeit extremely challenging — path exists to break that streak.
Pitt volleyball will host Howard on Dec. 6 in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Volleyball earns No. 6 seed, opens tournament vs. Howard Friday

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2019
The NCAA revealed its official bracket Sunday night for the NCAA Volleyball Tournament and Pitt (29-1 overall, 18-0 ACC) — despite finishing the regular season with a No. 2 ranking in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll — earned a No. 6 overall seed by the selection committee.
Pitt soccer announced last week that Edward Kizza, the second highest goal scorer in program history, is no longer on the team.

No. 3 Hoyas end Pitt’s Tournament run, 5-0

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer November 24, 2019
Pitt's second-round NCAA Tournament game against Georgetown was essentially decided after a trio of Hoya goals in the first 20 minutes.
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